Area Attractions

McFarland State Historic Park

Florence Visitor Center
24 Ruggles Street
McFarland State Park
Phone: (520) 868-4496

McFarland State Historic Park: The first Pinal County Courthouse in Florence was built in 1878 and is one of the first courthouses constructed in Arizona.  Over the years, the building was home to a sheriff’s office, hospital, and museum. Today, it is a State Park.
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24 Ruggles St, Florence, AZ 85132
Phone: (520) 868-4496
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Pinal County Historical Society Museum

Pinal County Historical Society Museum: The museum hosts many exhibits and displays that represent the history of Florence and the area.
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715 South Main Street – P.O. Box 851 – Florence, AZ 85132
Phone: (520) 868-4382
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St. Anthony Monastery

St. Anthony Monastery:  The most recent of 10 monasteries started in North America by Father Ephraim of Mt. Athos in Greece.
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4784 N St Joseph’s Way, Florence, AZ 85132
Phone: (520) 868-3188

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument: This National Park preserves an Ancient Sonoran Desert People farming community and “Great House.” Created as the nation’s first archaeological reserve in 1892, the site was declared a National Monument in 1918.